Stories tagged: injury
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 12:38 P.M.
Five Wallenda family circus performers injured during high wire practice
Five circus performers have been seriously injured while practicing a high-wire act in Florida.
FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017, 9:29 P.M.
American basketball player OK after eye pops out of socket
An American basketball player’s eye popped out of its socket after he was poked in the face while going for a rebound during a game in New Zealand. Akil Mitchell, …
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 7:52 A.M.
Two injured as crews battle fire at apartments in Seattle area
Authorities say two firefighters were injured as crews battled a large blaze at an apartment complex under construction north of Seattle in the suburb of Lynnwood.
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 9:13 A.M.
State trooper back to work after motorcycle crash in Spokane
Trooper Jeff Sevigney returned to work Tuesday as a public information officer for the Washington State Patrol more than two months after he was struck by a pickup truck while …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 9:38 A.M.
Pumpkin-flinging TV special canceled after explosion, injury
The Science Channel has canceled its planned TV special on a Delaware pumpkin-launching competition after a woman was critically injured during the event earlier this month.
FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2016, 12:19 P.M.
Football coach fired after player injured while boxing
The Park High School football coach has been fired after a player was seriously injured while boxing during a “leadership camp” on Aug. 11.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016, 11:10 A.M.
Train hits off-road vehicle near Selah
YAKIMA – A 64-year-old man was hospitalized after he was hit by a train while riding an off-road vehicle near the Washington town of Selah.
MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016, 1:15 P.M.
Stephen Curry out at least 2 weeks with sprained right knee
Stephen Curry will miss at least two weeks for Golden State with a sprained ligament in his right knee, dealing a blow to the Warriors’ hopes of following a record-breaking …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016, 4:19 P.M.
Oil plant explosion injures 3 workers on Gulf Coast
A powerful explosion ripped through an oil plant on the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, injuring three workers, authorities said.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016, 1:49 P.M.
Two hospitalized after falling from hotel under construction
Two workers were hospitalized after a gust of wind caused them to fall from a hotel under construction in Billings.
THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016, 7:09 P.M.
Ride the Ducks vehicle collides with car in Seattle
A Ride the Ducks vehicle and a car crashed in Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne, the first reported collision involving one of the amphibious vehicles since September’s deadly collision on the …
SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2016, 4:13 P.M.
Idaho teens injured in car crash involving dogs
Two Idaho teenagers were injured in a crash Sunday morning outside of Orofino, the Idaho State Police said. A dog jumped into the lap of an 18-year-old driver, causing the …
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016, 8:55 A.M.
Cyclist on B.C. to Panama ride injured in crash in Forks
The Washington State Patrol says a London cyclist was injured when he was struck by an SUV south of Forks on the Olympic Peninsula.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 8:58 A.M.
Lindsey Vonn ends season early because of left knee injury
Lindsey Vonn’s ski season is over. The overall World Cup leader said Wednesday she was leaving the racing circuit early because her left knee injury was more serious than originally …
SATURDAY, FEB. 27, 2016, 9:12 A.M.
Lindsey Vonn injures left knee in crash at World Cup race
Lindsey Vonn sustained an unspecified left knee injury during a crash in a women’s World Cup super-G on Saturday while Federica Brignone of Italy took the win.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 24, 2015
Canine crime fighter to return to dog’s life
Few will have the experience of leaving their careers on top. Five-year-old Deacon, a German shepherd who has served the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office since December 2013, is among them.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2013, 10:41 A.M.
Idaho family sues USFS for $1M after tree hit son
BOISE — An Idaho family has sued the U.S. Forest Service demanding more than $1 million after a large dead tree at a remote campsite fell and injured their young …
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2011, 5:30 P.M.
Taxi crashes Ore. hotel room, lands on man in bed
A taxicab plowed through the front window of a Portland motel room today, landing on top of a man who was in bed and seriously injuring him.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2011, 10:29 A.M.
WSU student hospitalized after clothes catch fire
A Washington State University student was being treated today at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after his clothes accidentally caught fire on Tuesday evening.
MONDAY, DEC. 29, 1997
Brand, Duke’s Super Frosh, Breaks Foot; Out For Season
Duke freshman Elton Brand, leading the Blue Devils in scoring and rebounding, will miss the rest of the season after breaking his foot during practice. The 6-foot-8 forward broke the …
MONDAY, NOV. 10, 1997
Tez Breaks Ankle, Is Out For Season
Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy broke his left ankle in the first quarter of Sunday’s game at San Diego and will be lost for the rest of the year. …
SATURDAY, OCT. 11, 1997
Bruised Shoulder Has Justice’s Status For Today’s Game Up In Air
An MRI on David Justice’s left shoulder revealed no tear, but a bruised rotator cuff makes his status questionable for Game 3 today. Justice hurt himself diving back to second …
FRIDAY, JULY 11, 1997
22 Hurt As Plane Drops Suddenly In Bad Weather Jet Flying From Seattle To New York Makes Emergency Landing In Denver
At least 22 people traveling on a cross-country American Airlines flight were injured Thursday when severe turbulence caused the plane to drop suddenly and forced an emergency landing. The injuries …
SATURDAY, MAY 17, 1997
Slow Down - Before Causing Tragedy
This happened to me, but it could happen to anyone. I was just going to the store, minding my own business. March 5, I was standing on the corner of …
TUESDAY, MAY 6, 1997
Blair’s Stay In Hospital A Short One Tigers Pitcher Called Lucky; Recovery To Take 6-8 Weeks
Detroit Tigers pitcher Willie Blair left Cleveland on Monday, less than 24 hours after his jaw was broken by a line drive off the bat of Julio Franco. Blair was …
FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 1997
Pincay On The Mend
Hall of Fame jockey Laffit Pincay remains hospitalized in fair condition, a day after breaking three ribs in a spill at Santa Anita. Pincay, 50, was resting at an Arcadia, …
SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 1997
Flying Puck Leaves 10-Year-Old In Coma
A 10-year-old boy from Indiana was in a coma Friday after he was hit in the head by a puck while watching a hockey game. The stray puck hit Chad …
SUNDAY, DEC. 15, 1996
Woman Boxer Injured In Debut
A woman making her professional boxing debut apparently sustained a broken blood vessel in her head, requiring surgery and several days of hospitalization. Katherine Dallam, a former kick-boxer, lost to …
THURSDAY, NOV. 28, 1996
The only player suspended by the NCAA in Dean Smith’s 36 years at North Carolina has been reinstated. Makhtar Ndiaye, a Michigan transfer who sat out last season, was declared …
MONDAY, NOV. 11, 1996
Moorer’s Jaw Not Broken
Michael Moorer did not break his jaw, as he had thought, in retaining the IBF heavyweight championship Saturday night. After stopping Francois Botha of South Africa in the 12th round, …